Sukhi Arbi Sabji

Arbi is a summer vegetable for summers,it has a unique slippery texture that some don’t like including me .To avoid that you can take few steps which will make Arbi Sabzi tasty and non slippery.

Ingredients:-

  • 500 gms Taro / Arbi
  • Oil for frying
  • 1-2 tbsp Oil to cook
  • 1-2 Onions / Pyaz
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin / Zeera
  • 2-3 green chillies/ Mirch
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste / Lasan
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste / Adrakh
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder / Lal mirch or schezwan sauce
  • 1 tsp Turmeric / Haldi
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder / Zeera
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder / Dhaniya
  • Salt to taste / Namak swad anusar
  • 1/2 Lemon / Nimbhu

Method:-

  1. Add Arbi to boiling hot water and keep for 3 to 4 minutes then rinse it out with normal water.
  2. Dry peel and cut into small pieces.
  3. Fry in the hot oil adding salt to taste till Arbi gets golden in colour and then strain it out.
  4. Now heat 1 to 2 tablespoons of oil in this add cumin and let the Cumin crackle for a few seconds over low heat.
  5. Then add chopped onions sauté onions till translucent.
  6. Next drop in chopped chilies, garlic paste and ginger paste. Sauté over low couple of minutes.
  7. Now add Kashmiri red chilli powder, turmeric powder,garam masala, cumin powder and coriander powder.
  8. Roast the spices for couple of seconds and then add the fried Arbi it.
  9. Continue cooking Arbi over medium heat till it gets soft in between adding lemon juice.
  10. You can cook it keeping it covered over a low heat for about five minutes till it gets soft for faster cooking.
  11. Serve this Sabzi hot with Roti or Paratha.

Tips:

  • Before peeling Araby apply a little bit of mustard oil over your palm to avoid irritation.
  • If you keep Arbi i in hot water for too long it will become slippery.
  • If oil is not hot enough Abi might stick to the base of your vessel while frying if not using a nonstick cookware.
  • If Arbi is not properly cooked you might get some kind of irritation in your throat while eating and adding Lemon helps to avoid tha feeling.
  • Before serving sprinkle Arbi Sabzi with some fresh chopped coriander.

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